The Hawaiian Homes Commission passes resolution honoring the late former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi.
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The Hawaiian Homes Commission adopted a resolution honoring the late former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi at its monthly meeting on Tuesday.
A bill that would make sexually assaulting an animal a felony is moving through the state Legislature.
Puna roads update given: Administration provides tentative estimates for restoration of Pohoiki Road, Highway 137
Parts of Pohoiki Road which have been buried in lava for nearly three years finally might be excavated later this year, county officials estimate.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health said suicide rates decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years.
Police have charged a 36-year-old Pahoa man with attempted second-degree murder for an alleged vehicular assault on a 28-year-old woman Sunday afternoon in Kalapana.
No new COVID-19 cases were reported for a second straight day Tuesday on the Big Island, leaving the island’s total case count to 2,216.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green reiterated his confidence Monday that the COVID-19 crisis largely will be over in Hawaii by the summer.
A bill requiring an assessment by the state auditor of the social and financial impacts that occur when health insurance companies deny coverage for certain types of health care to individuals based on gender identity is advancing in the state House.
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a 24-year-old woman who escaped from police custody at about 11:45 a.m. today in Pahoa.
A resolution urging the county get on the broadband-wagon will be considered Wednesday by the County Council as the coronavirus pandemic demonstrates to state and local officials how important digital connectivity is when face-to-face just isn’t possible.
Time is ticking to secure a funding source for lifeguard services at two popular but perilous state beach parks in West Hawaii.
Since Kilauea volcano began eruption again in December, three University of Hawaii-Hilo geology alumnae have been working at the forefront of the action.